The International Biathlon Union has started the hiring process for a CEO/Secretary General. This is a marketing and media-oriented senior leadership role with focus on sport, reporting to the President and the Executive Board, and leading the IBU Management Team.
The CEO/Secretary General is responsible for the operational leadership of the IBU under the strategic direction of the IBU Congress and the IBU Executive Board. This role provides high-level leadership, strategic advice, and direction to ensure the IBU is delivering on its goals and objectives. The CEO/Secretary General also has the responsibility to ensure that the three underlying principles of the IBU – Governance, Sustainability, and Integrity - continue to be implemented.
The position is based at the IBU Headquarters in Anif b. Salzburg/AUT.
Responsible for IBU activities towards the IBU Executive Board (EB), and fulfilment of EB and Congress decisions
Administration of IBU EB meetings and the IBU Congress
Leadership for the IBU Management Team and IBU staff: Coordination between IBU departments
Overall management and budget responsibility
Liaison with the Biathlon Integrity Unit (BIU)
Marketing & Media: Development of market value, the IBU brand, media and marketing rights including digital
Execution of Strategic Plan and delivery of Action Plans
International relations (IOC, IFs, etc.)
Implementation of sustainability regarding sport, climate, venue & event, people, and communication & awareness
Knowledge & Experience
Hold a relevant academic qualification
Knowledge of and experience with international sport organisations
Demonstrated understanding of operational arrangements in sport, including governance frameworks, integrity frameworks, policies, and structures
Demonstrated ability to lead effectively as well as an understanding of and ability to influence stakeholders within the complex sporting environment
Ability to operate within a dispersed organisation comprising multiple constituencies and stakeholders
Be an effective communicator and negotiator
Ability to work collaboratively within a dynamic team and have an outstanding work ethic
How to apply
For questions about the position, please contact IBU President Olle Dahlin by phone on +43 664 192 27 43 or via e-mail at email@example.com
Applications with a personal letter and CV to be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org latest on 31 July 2022.